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Lyrics by: Merle Haggard
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3 Jun '70 Country

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Like the ancient Roman Empire this world is doomed to fall And it's much too big a thing for mortal man Just take a look around and see the writing on the wall Somehow we've got to find a helping hand This world has never been in the awful shape it's in And people scorn the things our leaders do It's time a prayer was spoken from the hearts of every man Jesus take a hold and lead us through The mighty roar of gunfire is now a local sound And our city streets are filled with angry men Law's now a mockery throughout our troubled land And destruction seems to be the current trend


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This world has never been in the awful shape it's in And our leaders seem in doubt what to do It's time a prayer was spoken from the hearts of every man Jesus take a hold and lead us through Jesus take a hold and lead us through

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